Mayes, S. H. (Samuel Houston), 1845-1927
- Existence: 1845-05-11 - 1927-12-12
- Indian Territory (Place of Birth)
- Pryor (Okla.) (Place of Death)
- Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma (Associated Country)
- Oklahoma (Other)
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Cherokee Senate at Tahlequah ca. 1890. Identified: L.B. Bell (President of the Senate), William Rogers, Henry Ross, Walter Agnew, S.H. Mayes, Wash Swimmer, William P. Ross, John Meigs, Johnson Whitmere, David Faulkner, William Triplett, Stephen Tehee, Roach Young, Jackson Christie, Rabbit Bunch, W.P. Henderson, William Mayes (Interpreter), T.B. Downing (Assistant Clerk), A.H. Norwood (Clerk), John Welch (Assistant Interpreter). Group photo., circa 1890
Black and white original prints of the Cherokee Male and Female Seminaries at Park Hill, Indian Territory. Includes members of the Cherokee tribal government, Cherokee students, and Tahlequah, Indian Territory.
Cherokee Senate, Tahlequah. 1889 and 1890. Eleventh Census: 1890. Senators. I.L.B. Bell, Pres. 2. William Rogers 3. Henry Ross 4. Walter Agnew 5. S.H. Mayes 6. Wash Swimmer 7. William P. Ross 8. John Meigs 9. Johnson Whitmer 10. David Faulkner 11. William Triplett 12. Stephen Tehee 13. Roach Young 14. Jackson Christie 15. Rabbit Bunch 16. W.P. Henderson 17. William Mayes, Interpreter 20. John Welch, Ass’t Interpreter 19. A.H. Norwood, Clerk 18. T.B. Downing, Asst. Clerk, New York Engraving and Printing Co.
Black and white original prints of the William H. (Alfalfa Bill) Murray family. Includes a scene of Alfalfa Bill with the Oklahoma National Guard during the Red River Bridge War with Texas, the inauguration of Alfalfa Bill, the Oklahoma National Guard at Fort Sill, U. S. Army airplanes, and the Murray family and colonists in Bolivia.
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Court decisions, treasury warrants and related legal documents (1868-1900); correspondence (1873-1898); and typescripts of newspaper articles (1849-1943), all relating to land, institutions and the affairs of the Creek Nation, Indian Territory. Correspondents include Samuel Checote, Ward Coachman, Joseph M. Perryman and Isparecher.
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Typescripts of newspaper articles concerning Mayes' tenure as Chief of the Cherokees and his negotiations with the Dawes Commission, the preparation of the final tribal roll and the allotment of tribal lands.